‘Chat benches’ are a new effort to combat loneliness
An 88-year-old thinks he may have found a way to battle loneliness in his community.
How the Salvation Army’s red kettles became a Christmas tradition
Many contributors don't realize the Salvation Army is a church, a fact that has caused leaders consternation.
What exactly happens when you donate your body to science
Among other things, you'll do a world of good.
Why “no problem” has become a big problem between generations
A subtle change in language has led to a generational divide.
This is the most helpful thing you can do for the people who love you
“It’s a gift you give to your friends and family.”
The most common weather-related causes of death across the U.S.
Extreme temperature is the biggest killer of the past 20 years.
More Americans are skipping traditional funerals in favor of green burials
You can truly become one with nature.
What to do with those Thanksgiving leftovers? Look to the past
Don't just scrape together another tiresome turkey sandwich.
Why it seems like your friends have more to be thankful for — and why it’s not true
Don't fall for the 'friendship paradox.'
In some corners, Black Friday is also known as Brown Friday
The day after Thanksgiving is famous for more than just big sales.
Having a sister makes you a better person, according to science
Having a sister can boost your self-esteem and mental health, and protect you from feeling lonely.
11 charming old slang words you can use this Thanksgiving
Old dialect terms for turkey parts to bring back this year.
14 ways we amused ourselves growing up that seem strange today
Though kids might not understand these today, we fended off boredom any way we could.